singultus is now present, and has been so during the last twenty-four hours.
Hiccough (singultus) is a spasmodic affection of the diaphragm.
singultus is rarely present in genuine pymia, but frequently so in septicmia, and occasionally in septo-pymia.
Another symptom referable to the pulmonary organs in cases of hepatic abscess is singultus, or hiccough.
Latin, "a sob; a speech broken by sobs."